Liga Endesa 2015-16 round up (week 6)

Barcelona and Valencia remain unbeaten as week six of the Liga Endesa is confined to the record books.

Valencia needed overtime but eventually got the better of Bilbao 111-104 in perhaps the game of the season thus far.

Justin Hamilton exploded for 31 points and 10 rebounds, ably supported by 16 by Sam van Rossom for Valencia.

The Catalan giants defeated Rio Monbus 67-57 at the Palau Blaugrana thanks to a double-double from Croatian Ante Tomic, who had 18 points and 11 rebounds.

The Santiago side are now 3-3, but remain in the top eight.

Real Madrid improve to 5-1 after they thrashed Manresa 106-68 in the Spanish capital.

Gustavo Ayon led five Madrid players in double figures with 19 points as they led comfortably by double-digits after the first quarter at 29-15 and never looked back.

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Real Madrid’s Rudy Fernandez in action against Manresa. Photo: ACB

Joventut Badalona and Laboral Kutxa also improve to 5-1 as they both recorded victories over Estudiantes (86-83) and UCAM Murcia (90-67) respectively.

Gran Canaria though dropped to 4-2 after they were edged 65-63 on the road by Tenerife in Sunday’s late game.

Nicholas Richotti paced Tenerife with 15 points who collect their first win of the season.

Sevilla got their second win of the season as they claimed the scalp of Unicaja Malaga 94-84.

Slovenian veteran Bostjan Nachbar hit five three-pointers en route to 30 points for Sevilla.

Elsewhere around the league, Andorra grabbed a big win on the road 80-73 against Zaragoza and Fuenlabrada made sure that Gipuzkoa stayed winless with an 82-68 win.